Top ICC official warns of 'negative impact' of Manila quitting

The president of the member states of the International Criminal Court said today he regretted Manila leaving the tribunal, warning it would have a "negative impact" on punishing crimes.

"I regret this development. A state party withdrawing from the Rome Statute would negatively impact our collective efforts towards fighting impunity," said President O-Gon Kwon, after the Philippines officially gave notice that it was leaving the court.

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